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Breaking: IIHF Finally Makes a Decision on Mandatory Neck Guards

Published December 2, 2023 at 10:37
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Following an extended period of consideration, the IIHF has finally made a decisive move to enhance player safety.

IIHF Implements Mandatory Neck Guards in World Junior Championship



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Darren Dreger recently announced that the International Ice Hockey Federation has instituted a policy making neck guards obligatory for athletes in both the World Junior Championship and the U-18 tournaments.


"The @IIHFHockey has agreed to make neck protection mandatory for the World Junior Hockey championship and the Men's U18 championship. A final decision still has to be made on the Men's and Women's World Hockey Championships."


This move marks a significant breakthrough in the field of hockey safety, hopefully setting a precedent for other sports federation to protect their players.

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